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PATAGONIC RANCH & MORENO GLACIER

The Experience: Porteños, how locals are called, love eating out. Some prefer a nice dish of pasta still life, others sit in a cosy restaurant at Palermo neighbourhood and a third devour a barbecue in a “Parrillita”. But, without a doubt, eating out is a favourite outing in Buenos Aires. For this reason, is that the culinary scene is vast and as varied as the largest metropolis in the world. A full snapshot would be overwhelming, so we chose some of the concepts and proposals that identify the city and its cuisine in which the beef and wine stands. Some other local foods and drinks are mate, alfajores, empanadas, dulce de leche, locro and “picada” (table of cold cuts and assorted cheeses accompanied by homemade bread). Come to know and experience Buenos Aires through all your senses!

Destination: El Calafate, Argentina

Duration: 4 days

 

DAY 1: Arrival in El Calafate.

Arrival in El Calafate and private transfer to El Calafate Downtown. Free time to walk around the town of El Calafate and in the afternoon transfer to Nibepo Aike.

DAY 2: Patagonia Ranch Experience.

Walk along the paths of the Estancia to explore its beautiful corners and discover its flora and fauna; or enjoy a horse ride or bike tour. From panoramic points you’ll be able to appreciate sights of the Perito Moreno Glacier and the Hidden Glaciers, the southernmost ones of the National Park.

DAY 3:: Sheep shearing demonstration, lamb barbecue lunch and Perito Moreno Glacier by Boat.

Attend to sheep shearing and equestrian demonstrations. Enjoy a typical Patagonian lunch with delicious lamb and others Argentinean cut meats accompanied by fine Argentine wines. On board a vessel navigate towards Playa de las Monedas, where you’ll be able to enjoy a peaceful walk along the forest and get to a lookout spot to appreciate the south side of the Moreno Glacier. Before leaving the boat, join the crew and savour a whiskey with a glacier ice. And to end up, visit the Glacier’s walkways and return to El Calafate.

DAY 4: Morning at leisure and transfer out to El Calafate Airport

 

  Accommodation: Nibepo Aike (El Calafate Ranch) and Los Sauces (El Calafate Downtown)